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Weakness, including cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, and nerve muscle disorders
Developmental disorders, including delayed speech, motor milestones, and coordination issues
Seizure disorders, including seizures in newborns, febrile convulsions and epilepsy
Medical aspects of head injuries and brain tumours
Headaches, including migraine
Behavioral disorders, including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), school failure and sleep problems
Any other ante-nataly detected problems concerning neurology
Botulinum toxin injection therapy for spasticity
Speech and language therapy
Treating Hearing problems with hearing Aids and cochlear implants
Rehabilitation of Hearing Impaired Children.
64 slice Spiral CT and CT angiogram
MRI, MR angiography, MR spectroscopy, Functional MRI
SPECT and nuclear scanning
Paediatric Neurology is Emerging as a new Speciality in India.
Historically, children with neurological conditions were treated either by paediatricians or adult neurologists. Increasing understanding
of the disease, knowledge and advance in technology with new diagnostic, research techniques and treatment procedures over the
last few decades, have made specialisation in certain aspects of paediatrics a necessity.
It is now well recognised that neurological conditions in children are very different in nature than in adults, and need to be evaluated
and managed with a different approach.
A paediatric neurologist is a general paediatrician, who in addition to knowing children has a specialised knowledge of the anatomy,
physiology and pathology of the nervous system. The paediatric neurologist knows enough about the systemic diseases in the
paediatric age group, the peculiarities of the maturing brain, normal and